Program and Course Proposals

All new graduate program proposals must go through a pre-approval process. Contact A.J. Morey at moreyaj@jmu.edu

All course and program approvals will be processed online here. Faculty members enter course and program information into secure Web forms and approvers are notified through email when course proposals are ready for review 

The online curriculum system is available for the following:

  • Creating new courses or programs
  • Modifying existing courses or programs
  • Deleting existing courses, programs, or concentrations
  • Requesting new subject identifiers


If you have problems accessing the above sites or have questions, please email curric@jmu.edu or call (540) 568-4064.

The Graduate School 

Curriculum & Instruction - Dates & Deadlines 2018-2019

September 2018 | Curriculum Review

5:00 pm
Monday
September 3

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the September meeting.

5:00 pm
Monday
September 10

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in September must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
September 13

Graduate Council Meeting - Madison Union 404

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
September 21

E-Vote Due

October 2018 | Curriculum Review

5:00 pm
Monday
October 1

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the October meeting.

5:00 pm
Monday
October 15

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in October must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
October 18

Graduate Council Meeting - Madison Union 404

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
October 26

E-Vote Due

November 2018 | Curriculum Review

5:00 pm
Monday
October 29

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the November meeting.

5:00 pm
Monday
November 5

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in November must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
November 8

Graduate Council Meeting – Madison Union 404

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
November 16

E-Vote Due

January 2019 | Curriculum Review

5:00 pm
Monday
January 7

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the January meeting.

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in January must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
January 10

Graduate Council Meeting - Madison Union 404

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
January 18

E-Vote Due

February 2019 | Curriculum Review

5:00 pm
Monday
January 28

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the February meeting.

5:00 pm
Monday
February 4

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in February must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
February 7

Graduate Council Meeting – Madison Union 404

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
February 15

E-Vote Due

March 2019 | Curriculum Review

5:00 pm
Monday
March 4

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the March meeting.

5:00 pm
Monday
March 11

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in March must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
March 14

Graduate Council Meeting – The Cohen Center, Wilson 107

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
March 22

E-Vote Due

April 2019 | Curriculum Review

Deadline for proposals to be included in 2019-20 Graduate Catalog

5:00 pm
Monday
March 25

Program Action Requests due to The Graduate School for review for presentation at the January meeting.

5:00 pm
Monday
April 1

Course Actions (new and revised) for voting in April must be made available for Graduate Council Review.

2:00-3:30 pm
Thursday
April 4

Graduate Council Meeting - Madison Union 404

E-vote Circulated

5:00 pm
Friday
April 12

E-vote Due




Program Proposals

  • All proposals must be submitted through Curriculog, the online curriculum system (https://jmu.curriculog.com/). If you have any questions about using the online system, contact curric@jmu.edu.
  • College C&I committees, the college C&I chair and the dean must approve the proposal and move it to The Graduate School review status in Curriculog by the provided dates.
  • For general questions about the graduate C&I process, contact Michael Stoloff (stolofml@jmu.edu) or Kristi Shackelford (shackekl@jmu.edu).
  • For new programs, proposers must contact the Office of Cross Disciplinary Studies and Diversity Engagement (moreyaj@jmu.edu). This includes new degree programs or any program that requires resources.

     

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